About OCD and Anxiety Helpline
The OCD and Anxiety Helpline provides support, information, and referrals to people with anxiety disorders as well as their families, carers, and mental health care providers.
The OCD and Anxiety Helpline aims to assist callers to understand and manage symptoms of anxiety disorders and depression, to identify problems and barriers to recovery, to more effectively deal with the impact of their disorder on family and relationships, and to develop self-management skills. They also aim to provide appropriate and accurate information about anxiety disorders and evidence-based treatment interventions, and referral to professional, community, and health services. The helpline is an arm of the Anxiety Recovery Centre Victoria, supported by the Victorian Government.
Who is the OCD and Anxiety Helpline for?
The OCD and Anxiety Helpline is for anyone with an anxiety disorder, as well as their families, carers, and mental health care providers.
What services does the OCD and Anxiety Helpline offer?
As their name suggests, the helpline offers support over the phone to those that require assistance in dealing with both OCD and anxiety.
Where is the OCD and Anxiety Helpline located?
The headquarters of the helpline can be found in Surrey Hills, Victoria. However, the helpline can only be accessed via telephone.
Is there a cost to use the OCD and Anxiety Helpline?
Calls from a landline will be charged the cost of a local call. Calls from mobiles will be charged at a higher rate.
When can the OCD and Anxiety Helpline be accessed?
Currently, the helpline is able to be accessed between the hours of 10am and 8:30pm on weekdays. For more information about access times you can visit their information page here.
How to access the OCD and Anxiety Helpline’s services
Anyone across Australia can contact the OCD and Anxiety Helpline via:
- Calling the helpline on 1300 269 438 or 03 9830 0533.